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Cumulative number of Civil Money Penalties filed for the FY against Tobacco Retailers (excluding internet based)

Measure implementation began in September 2011

Dictionary: The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act amended the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and provided the FDA with a broad set of sanctions for violations of the law. Such sanctions may include: warning letter, civil money penalty, import alert, seizure, injunction, and criminal prosecution.

Civil Money Penalties are assessed against tobacco product retailers not in compliance with tobacco product requirements. For more information about the agency’s current policies with respect to civil money penalties for retailers who are in violation, please see CTP’s website Guidance, Compliance & Regulatory Information, to find the guidance entitled, “Guidance for FDA and Tobacco Retailers Civil Money Penalties and No-Tobacco-Sale Orders For Tobacco Retailers.”

Information is current as of March 30, 2013

Fiscal Year - 2011

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Measure implementation began in September 2011

TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/AN/A
Nov 2010N/AN/A
Dec 2010N/AN/A
Jan 2011N/AN/A
Feb 2011N/AN/A
Mar 2011N/AN/A
Apr 2011N/AN/A
May 2011N/AN/A
Jun 2011N/AN/A
Jul 2011N/AN/A
Aug 2011N/AN/A
Sep 2011N/A1

Number of Civil Money Penalties filed in the month against Tobacco Retailers (excluding internet based)

Measure implemented in September 2011

Fiscal Year - 2011
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Measure implemented in September 2011

TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/AN/A
Nov 2010N/AN/A
Dec 2010N/AN/A
Jan 2011N/AN/A
Feb 2011N/AN/A
Mar 2011N/AN/A
Apr 2011N/AN/A
May 2011N/AN/A
Jun 2011N/AN/A
Jul 2011N/AN/A
Aug 2011N/AN/A
Sep 2011N/A1

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